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Where is Belgium?

The Kingdom of Belgium (Dutch: Koninkrijk België , French: Royaume de Belgique , German: Königreich Belgien ) is a in North-Western Europe bordered by The Netherlands , Germany , Luxembourg and France .

Belgium has a population of over ten million people in only thirty thousand square kilometres.

Belgium has two main languages: Dutch (Flemish) in Flanders to the north and French in Wallonia to the south. To the east is an officially recognised minority of German speakers; the capital of Belgium, the Brussels-Capital Region, is legally French-Dutch bilingual.

Belgium is host to many international organisations, including NATO and the European Union.

The capital of Belgium is Brussels

conventional long form: Kingdom of Belgium
conventional short form: Belgium
local long form: Royaume de Belgique / Koninkrijk Belgie
local short form: Belgique / Belgie

Belgium Time

Belgium Time: Central European Time (CET)

Central European Time ( CET )

Central European Standard Time = GMT+1
Central European Summer Time = GMT+2

What time zone is Belgium in?

Belgium is in the Central European Time Zone . Central European Standard Time ( CET ) is 1 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT+1 ).

Does Belgium observe Daylight Saving / Summer Time?

Like most states in Europe, Summer (Daylight-Saving) Time is observed in Belgium, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour;  2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT+2 ).

After the Summer months the time in Belgium is shifted back by 1 hour to Central European Time (CET) or ( GMT+1 )

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